“Those high rates of abuse — which have been an open secret among people with intellectual disabilities, their families and people who work with them — are why Park started this class about healthy relationships and healthy sexuality.”
“Wilson-Beattie is determined to challenge mainstream ideas around what it means to be desirable. She believes that embracing your body—for both able-bodied people and those with disabilities—is key to feeling sexy.”
Noelia Garella has overcome prejudice surrounding her condition to become a favourite with her pupils, and is making history in Latina America.
People with disabilities deserve to know that “we’re not just cases, diagnoses, or “not really disabled”; we’re part of a community with its own histories and triumphs. So to help you (and twelve-year-old me) gain a better understanding of disability than “just …
The following list includes examples of the benefits those of us who are able-bodied — i.e. not physically disabled, chronically ill, severely obese or otherwise physically limited — experience.